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USDA and USAID will deploy $1 billion in Commodity Credit Corporation funding to purchase U.S.-grown commodities to provide emergency food assistance to people in need throughout the world.
For almost 50 years, Bangladesh required U.S. cotton be fumigated because of concerns about the boll weevil. Collaboration between USDA agencies and the Bangladesh Ministry of Agriculture resulted in amended import requirements, exempting the United States from the list of countries required to fumigate cotton upon arrival.
USDA, through its administration of the McGovern-Dole International Food for Education and Child Nutrition (McGovern-Dole) Program, is the largest global donor to school feeding efforts, providing U.S. agricultural commodities, funding, and technical assistance to reduce hunger, support nutrition, and improve literacy and primary education, especially for girls, around the world.
Agriculture Secretary Vilsack today announced the United States is investing $455 million to strengthen global food security and international capacity-building efforts.
Throughout 2021, FAS was proud to support USDA's efforts to create more and better markets for U.S. agriculture, to address the climate crisis, and to promote nutrition and food security.
Secretary Vilsack highlights key USDA accomplishments – including FAS's global leadership – to create more and better markets for U.S. agriculture in 2021.
WASHINGTON, April 12, 2021—Private exporters reported to the U.S. Department of Agriculture the follow activity: Export sales of 132,000 metric tons of soybeans for delivery to China during the 2021/2022 marketing year; and Export sales of 110,000...
The U.S. Department of Agriculture is now accepting applications for the 2020 Borlaug International Agricultural Science and Technology Fellowship Program. The program offers training and collaborative research opportunities to early and mid-career...
Stakeholder Notice

Accepting Applications for 2019 Borlaug Fellowships

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is now accepting applications for the 2019 Norman E. Borlaug International Agricultural Science and Technology Fellowship Program. The program offers training and collaborative research opportunities to scientists...
Export Sales Announcement

Private Exporters Report Sales Activity for the Bangladesh

WASHINGTON, Oct 9, 2018–Private exporters reported to the U.S. Department of Agriculture export sales of 120,000 metric tons of hard red spring wheat for delivery to Bangladesh during the 2018/2019 marketing year. The marketing year for wheat began...
The U.S. Department of Agriculture is now accepting applications for the 2018 Norman E. Borlaug International Agricultural Science and Technology Fellowship Program. The program offers training and collaborative research opportunities to scientists...
Export Sales Announcement

Private Exporters Report Sales Activity for Bangladesh

WASHINGTON, Jun. 26, 2017—Private exporters reported to the U.S. Department of Agriculture export sales of 110,000 metric tons of soybeans for delivery to Bangladesh during the 2016/2017 marketing year. The marketing year for soybeans began Sept. 1...